Making Harrison’s Bird Bread Perfect

I know that Harrison’s will disagree on this with us, but Ellen made some modifications to the Harrison’s Bird Bread directions so that it comes out perfect. I love using Harrison’s bread because it’s mainly pellets and is quick and easy! All of our birds love it this way!

Look at that bread-y goodness!


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To the person thinking about rehoming…I get it

I’ve been a proud parrot slave for over 4 years now, and a mom to a human child for about a year and a half of that. I’ve always been that person that couldn’t understand how anyone could give up their pets shortly after becoming a parent. Afterall, the feathered and furred children came first, right? How are they so easily replaced? I have judged those people all my life until the past few months.


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My son (18 months old) with Jingo

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Grain Bake in the Crockpot

If you don’t know what a grain bake is yet, you should take a look at Patricia Sund’s blog Parrot Nation. The idea of a grain bake is to throw a bunch of dry goods like grains, beans, pasta, fruits,etc, cover with water, and bake until the water is absorbed. What could be easier than that?

Maybe the crockpot?

I don’t know if it’s technically easier, but it fits into my lifestyle. I throw my goods in the crockpot, cover with about an inch of water, cover and turn on the heat! That is really all there is to it.

Here is a before picture:

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Just wanted to insert an apology here for delays in updates. Life has been a bit more hectic than planned. We hope to get some new content up for you shortly! In the meantime, if you have any requests, feel free to let us know!

Here’s a video of Koopa dancing to get you through 😉